disabled people

Good access? Bad access?

It is 2017 and still, disabled people face a number of access barriers when visiting public places such as restaurants, museums, sports venues etc. Did you know 95 per cent of disabled people research a venue’s accessibility before visiting*? We still have a way to go Disabled Access Day is a day to celebrate good […] Read More

Making apprienceships more accessible for disabled people

Broadening access to Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are at the centre of the Government’s drive to help people of all ages gain the skills that employers need to grow and compete. Remploy fully supports the government’s push to make apprenticeships ‘accessible to people of all backgrounds’and we see apprenticeships playing a key part in achieving the Government’s ambition to halve the […] Read More

Breaking down barriers to autism

Kelly Smith, Remploy’s Specialist Employability Coach has been supporting Joe who has autism as part of Remploy’s Specialist Employability Support (SES) programme. Joe’s autism affects him in many ways and over a number of appointments has opened up to Kelly. He expressed his love of art – he loves to draw but would not let […] Read More

Photo of John who has overcome his mental health condition and secured a job at Costa Coffee

Remploy supported John through his anxiety to secure a job

“Remploy have supported me and my mental health condition into work. Just the simple act of getting up and ready and coming to workshops at the Glasgow branch helped me, as it meant that I was going out every week.” 19 year old John White from Glasgow had not worked since leaving college as he was so affected by his anxiety. […] Read More

Photo of Paralympian Sophia Warner standing next to a banner describing Parallel London

Join Team Remploy at Parallel London for a day to remember

Come and join the fun with Laura Turner from Team Remploy at Parallel London, the world’s first fully inclusive push/run and free family festival taking place two months today on Sunday 4 September at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London. We talked to Paralympian Sophia Warner, who is part of the trailblazing team behind Parallel London: “As a professional athlete, I’ve […] Read More

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Together we can support more young people with mental health conditions to complete their apprenticeship

Welcoming more apprenticeship support and opportunities the Government’s new Get In Go Far campaign aims to encourage more young people to choose an apprenticeship at the start of their working life and welcomes opportunities for young people who might otherwise be excluded from developing a sustainable career. The campaign has an ambitious target of placing […] Read More

Hijinx at work

Remploy Cymru joined forces with the Hijinx Theatre Company to host an innovative drama workshop at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff as part of the celebration of Welsh Skills Work Week. The aim of the week was to change attitudes to learning at work, increase awareness of opportunities to learn and provide greater recognition […] Read More